On Victory and Defeat
From "On War"
Carl von Clausewitz and Others
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The seemingly endless wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have renewed the age-old debate over what constitutes military victory. Will the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan be seen as a sign of victory or defeat? Although the nature of warfare has changed dramatically since Clausewitz's On War was first written, this selection from his classic work remains an invaluable source of insight for understanding what it means to achieve victory in war and how to recognize defeat.
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- Category: Philosophy
- Published: Jun 01, 1989
- Publisher: Princeton University Press
- Seller: Princeton University Press
- Print Length: 26 Pages
- Language: English